Biden’s economic plan finally comes into focus as it shrinks

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other Democratic lawmakers join activists in support of solutions to climate change as part of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The White House’s concessions were piling up as negotiations continued into the weekend. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

  • President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the East Room of the White House on May 10, 2021, in Washington, D.C. By the time Biden's social-spending plan is finished, the legislation will be far less ambitious than the president and progressive lawmakers had hoped. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/TNS)

WASHINGTON — The White House’s concessions are piling up on President Joe Biden’s social-spending plan — including climate, education and child care provisions — as negotiations continue into the weekend.